Scientists have long known lupus has a strong genetic component, but there also must be environmental triggers to activate the disease.
The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.
RSV is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide, infecting more than 50 percent of children in their first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2.
Like many fictional characters, the mad scientist figure has its basis in real life.
Fish, frogs and worms have become key players in the fight against disease.